About the Temple Area

Welcome to Temple, Texas! Conveniently located in Central Texas off I-35, Temple is an hour away from Austin, just over half an hour from Waco, and minutes from Belton. Our ever-growing downtown district is full of incredible locally-owned restaurants and shopping opportunities. See the revitalization of the downtown district brought to life through the renovation of historic buildings and the addition of new parking garages and businesses. 

Our destination has many great attractions like Buc-ee’s, Spare Time, Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum, and The Yard Food Truck Plaza. Temple is also known for our expansive restaurant scene. Culinary offerings range from home cooking to fine dining and everything in between. Looking for something to do? Enjoy a day outside participating in outdoor recreational activities or head to Belton Lake for a little fun in the sun. Our destination is a home away from home with its southern charm and local heart. Temple has all the restaurants, attractions, and experiences you could ask for. Visit us today and discover why we love Temple!